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CBS
Jul 13, 2010 4:00pm EDT
of the damage left behind from monday's storms >> the rain is welcomed in maryland in the powerful storms that hit yesterday afternoon. >> damage was sporadic with trees down. thunderstorms ripped through yesterday afternoon, for those hit hardest. >> water pouring down. it was hell >> the water was running down. >> reporter: it wasn't the rain. >> you heard this big boom and it sounded like a cannon going off. but it wasn't a cannon going off, it was lightening hitting the tree and the tree falling. >> reporter: lines were still hot and they're urging people to treat any line as dangerous. lightning caused one house fire >> the smoke from the vent in the middle and all of a sudden the fire started and the corner and that was it >> trees and heavy limbs fell. but no reports of injuries >> as bad as it is, power went out, we are grateful that no one got hurt. >> reporter: they continue to restore power down from a high of 50 homes and businesses without electricity. >> stay with us for first-warning weather coverage. for updates and live radar, log onto wjz.com any time >>> a maryland gir
CBS
Jul 16, 2010 4:00pm EDT
>>> seismic shock. an earthquake rocks maryland, shaking many people out of the sound sleep. hi, everybody. i'm kai jackson. here's what people are talking about. wjz has more on this event. tim williams has more on the actual quake. but we begin with alex demetrick, who spoke with people who experienced it this morning. >> well, it was small, as earthquakes go. but it was still large enough to set a record in maryland and press some nerves on edge. >>> baltimore is a long way from earthquake country. but the city shook. >> the dog woke me up, wining -- whining and crying. and then the earthquake happened. shook the bed. i couldn't figure out what that was. i had never experienced that before. but then after it happened, she hopped right back up in bed and with the went back to sleep. >> reporter: a state seismograph picked up the quake. >> a small earthquake. but as far as maryland goes, it's something that's a little stronger than we've experienced in recent past. most of the earthquakes are running from a sort of magnitude 1 to 2 range. >> centered between rockville, and lees
CBS
Jul 13, 2010 6:00pm EDT
central maryland, central maryland, west central maryland. and will probably start here in the city around 7:00, 8:00. and there can be heavy downpours as well. bernadette takes a look at this with me. >> as you heard, that means there is a flash flood watch in effect. it continues until late tonight. from all of the d.c. area, straight up through the baltimore metro area. and we expect some heavier rounds of rain out of what is coming our way. we'll have that forecast coming up. >> first warning weather coverage continues now with alex demetrick, with more on the cleanup that is still going on from last night's storms. >> reporter: vic, trees and utility lines were no march for what much of this storm that blasted through much of maryland yesterday evening. >> reporter: chainsaws roared to life from anne arundel county, north of baltimore county, finishing up what nature started, when powerful storms tore through much of the state. for those hit hardest, it was -- >> hell and water pouring down. it was hell. >> reporter: but it wasn't the rain tearing trees apart. it was lightning and win
CBS
Jul 16, 2010 6:00pm EDT
over maryland when a 3.6 earthquake rumbled over the state. >> i thought it was a truck that went by. >> i thought it was a freight train. >> that's surprising it was actually an earthquake. that's ridiculous. >> reporter: it's certainly unusual. seismographs caught itself size and duration. >> and the wiggles went on for some, one, two, about three minutes before it quieted down completely. >> very small earthquake. but as far as maryland goes it's something we've experienced in the recent past. most of the earthquakes are running the sort of magnitude 1 to 2 range. >> reporter: they placed the jail three miles deep. it showed up on the maryland science center field earthquake count. and in reports from pet owners. some of them got an early warning. >> a dog woke me up, whining and crying and pacing around the bedroom. then the earthquake happened. it shook the bed. and i couldn't figure out what that was. i never experienced an earthquake before. >> the cause may affect the last ice age which the quake vanished. >> it was some 20,000 years ago. >> the crust is still kind of readjus
CBS
Jul 13, 2010 5:00pm EDT
around maryland tonight, as the possibility of more rain lingers. a live look outside shows us a flash flood watch is set to go in effect in less than an hour for the baltimore area. wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. bob turk and bernadette woods are tracking live doppler radar. >> we do have the storms. all of that stuff is moving off to the east/northeast. and anywhere between 17 and 22 miles an hour. there you see a lot of activity, or all across allegheny and garrett county and neighboring counties. and across virginia and west virginia. west of washington, is headed for our region. one shower did fall right over ocean city there. there you see it just on the north of the delaware-maryland line. around the baltimore region. running away a little longer. probably maybe 6 to 7 to 8. because of the rain coming and the rain we just had yesterday, we have a flash flood watch in effect, which will go into effect at 6:00 tonight for the entire region. d.c. suburbs, through the baltimore region, up towards philadelphia, jersey, and the southern portions of pennsylvania as we
CBS
Jul 16, 2010 5:00pm EDT
the maryland science center's global earthquake count. and in reports from pet owners. some of them got up early in the morning. >> a dog woke me up, whining and crying. then the earthquake happened. it shook the bed. i couldn't figure out what that was. i had never experienced that before. >> the cause may be the last. when the wake from the mile high eye icesheet vanished. >> even though it's some 20,000 years ago, the crust is still readjusting. so it's tweaking a little once in a while. >> reporter: those highest up would have felt it worst. but it was too early for work. checks were made for damage around the state. >> we've identified no serious structural damage. but we are doing a number of things. of course, we've checked in with calvert cliffs. and calvert cliffs appears to be fine. we are sending inspectors out to bridges, especially the most heavily traveled bridges. >> reporter: as for aftershocks, they'll be so small, maybe only dogs will feel them. >> reporter: in fact, only one aftershock may have just happened. maybe just a few minutes after the main quake. it went
CBS
Jul 15, 2010 4:00pm EDT
on the driver at the scene. >>> the maryland victim of the terrorist attack in uganda is in a hospital where show was flown for treatment. mike hellgren has more. >> reporter: her uncle says having her patients by her side has greatly lifted emily's spirits. classmates of emily kersetter held a prayer of support for the 16-year-old yesterday who's undergoing another surgical red your -- procedure today as she recovers from severe injuries including her legs being shattered. she had been doing missionary work with imoff verred -- impoverished children in africa. at the church in delaware, family and friends held a memorial service for the only american killed in the same suicide blast. his brother -- >> his life ended too early but we look at the few years god gave him. we're humble he was used in such a way. >> reporter: the group called al shabaab is reportedly planning more attacks. more than 70 people were killed and dozens more were wounded including five other missionaries with emily kersetter's group. this was the group's first terror attack outside of somali. the fbi is helping with s
CBS
Jul 21, 2010 6:00pm EDT
to politicians in the state of maryland to come here? >> this is a huge deal. it, frankly, should be a holiday. because everybody is down here. >> crabs or clams? what are you looking for? >> i'm looking for crabs. >> reporter: governor o'malley, in a tight race for re- election, finds himself in a mob of supportirs. >> cominger-- supporters. >> coming here is one of the rites of summer. it's great to be able to be here with the lieutenant governor and so many friends. and we're excited about this campaign. >> reporter: one of the most interesting things about this event is how the crowds break into groups of caucuses. you have the o'malley group there. and back here, the front runner in the republican governor's race, bob ehrlich. >> most people have no question that you're going to win the eastern shore. but the question on whether or not you can actually get these people motivated to turn out to vote. what do you have to do? >> our folks are really motivated. they've dealt with four years of martin o'malley. martin o'malley is not what they want, on the shores, particularly. >> reporter: go
FOX
Jul 12, 2010 10:00pm EDT
to breaking news stories right now. first in bethesda, maryland a 7- year-old boy was rushed to the hospital after falling out of a window. it happened on wilmet road. rescuers tell us the boy fell from an unsecured second story window. he landed on the roof of a shed about eight feet down and rolled off and fell another 7 feet to the ground. he is expected to be okay. fire and rescue crews want to remind everyone out there do make sure all of your windows are secure. >>> in fairfax police and homicide detectives are investigating reports after human skull found in a ditch. police say they received a call about a person finding the skull at route 1 and furnace road in lorton. we have a crew heading to the scene. we'll bring you more details when we get them. >>> a developing story in prince george's county tonight. an armed suspect on the run ended up barricading himself inside an empty school bus holding police at bay for hours. tonight the or deal is finally over -- ordeal is finally over. wisdom martin is back with the new details. >> reporter: this started out as an attempted bank robber
CBS
Jul 17, 2010 6:00pm EDT
with a lot of uncomfortable weather across maryland and much of the country. the steamy conditions made things difficult for public works crew trying to repair a water main break. not really a pleasant day to do just about anything outside. right now out there it's still very humid with an air quality alert in effect for the entire baltimore metro area. let's go to meteorologist bernadette woods. >> want to show that you the thunderstorms are off to the south, at least for now. we are going to open up this and show you there are a lot more thunderstorms out to the south but for the most part we don't have any in maryland now. the thing is, temperatures keep going up. 94 now, and you can see there are a lot of 90s around the entire state. when you factor in the dew points, it feels like 97 in baltimore, 98 in easton, 98 in elkton. so the heat is in place and it is going to continue. we'll have that forecast coming up. >> tonight 20 suspects are behind bars for the uganda terrorist bombing that injured an ellicott city teenager. her legs were shattered in the explosion. a johns hopkins wo
ABC
Jul 13, 2010 6:00am EDT
. all right, we'll check in there live in a couple minutes. good morning, maryland, i'm jamie costello. >> and i'm megan pringle. let's send it over to lanette. >> good morning, everyone. we are dealing with rain across the area this morning. it is starting to move out. you will have a break in the action and get back into it as we go into the afternoon. take advantage of the break. check out the headlines. we are unsettled. showers and thunderstorms in the forecast. it's also very humid this morning. so as we go into the afternoon, but it is seasonal outside as we go into the afternoon as well. few storms for wednesday and it's going to be hotter and it's going to be dryer by the end of the week. check out maryland's most powerful radar. i zoomed in on this area. this area basically prompted a flood advisory, and also eastern queen county, about an inch and a half has fallen in the last hour or so. so you can see that in the red there. that's some very heavy rain. greensboro, and also ridgely. let's get a check on the traffic with kim. >> thanks, lanette b.. be sure to take it easy
CBS
Jul 20, 2010 4:00pm EDT
and treatment programs. >>> before long parents will be thinking about back-to-school shopping and maryland is offering a tax free week. tax free items can't cost more than $100. among clothings not subject to taxes are pants, shirts, shoes and pajamas. >>> lindsay lohan surrendered to the court and began her jail sentence for violating probation. we have the report from outside the press son in los angeles. >> reporter: a crush of cameras and frenzied fans greeted lindsay lohan's entrance at beverly hills court this morning. her arrival at a lynwood jail was a smaller key. >> as with any inmate, ms. lohan was treated just like any other. obviously, this crowd is a little different. >> reporter: this isn't the first time lohan has been at the lynwood sentence. shower served 84 muds for -- minutes for a dwi. this time the sentence is nod -- 90. the 24-year-old apparently consulted with celebrity lawyer robert shapiro just days ago. while many think jail is what the once rising star needs to clean up drug and alcohol problems, her father does not. >> michael spent the day praying for his daug
CBS
Jul 16, 2010 11:00pm EDT
it's the rumble everybody is talking about. million of marylanders were rudely awakened. the problems this quake could have caused, kelly mcpherson has the story. >> reporter: state inspectors are checking infrastructure all across the state to make sure the quake did not affect infrastructure. but a lot of people are just excited about the earthquake. >> i think that may have been an earthquake. >> reporter: did you or did you not feel the earthquake? for about three minutes the earth moved rocking homes and buildings across maryland, d.c. and virginia. >> for a moment i thought someone was in the house because i felt something, but then it stopped. >> reporter: early risers still felt they experienced what is more typical on the west coast. >> you really didn't feel it, i heard it. >> reporter: and it sounded like. >> a med sack, like it was flying over the house. suddenly i told him, something just happened. i don't know what was. i mean the whole house just shook. it totally shook. >> just like a real hard vibration on the whole house, we were in bed. >> reporter: some people were
ABC
Jul 13, 2010 5:00am EDT
at the 6,000 block of radicky avenue. >>> one of money magazine's top areas to live, right here in maryland. columbia and ellicott city rated number two. it's the only spot in the mid atlantic region to make the top 20. >> the combination of ellicott city and columbia means that we have a great place, great quality of life and now the rest of the country knows what we have known all along. >> gaithersburg ranked 25. rockville came in at 31. the list will be announced next month in money magazine. >>> it's 5:06 and day 85 of the oil spill and bp is testing a new cap. >> i'm emily smith in washington. this is a big day in the gulf of mexico. as everyone waits to see if this could be the beginning of the end of the oil spill. that story is coming up. >> we have an inch of rain, and there's more on the way. let me show you what's going on right now. we are looking at maryland's most powerful radar. those red, heavier rain coming down an inch an hour. looking at that, and then check out some of these temperatures as we go through this morning. manchester at 71. and mount arie coming in at 70
CBS
Jul 23, 2010 6:00pm EDT
will continue to climb. >>> another round of scorching high temperatures has maryland baking. >> very hot. very -- it can make you tired. you don't want to go outside. >> i just feel like, i could just collapse, it's so hot out here. >> reporter: uncomfortable and deadly for three more marylanders who recently died from heat-related illnesses. a total of 16 so far this year. most of the victims had underlying medical conditions. but health authorities say no one is immune. >> pay attention to it. the types of conditions to look out for are extreme sweating, nausea. headache. cramping. these are the things that if you're feeling those, respond to them right away. >> not only is it potentially dangerous. the heat is also expensive to deal with. bge says even if you never touch your thermostat in the next few days, your next bill will likely be higher. >> if it's 95 degrees outside, your air conditioning unit is going to work harder to maintain that 78 or 80-degree temperature than it would if it were only 85 degrees outside. >>> with so much usage, power outages are widespread. air conditioning i
CBS
Jul 13, 2010 11:00pm EDT
. >> it was extremely hot. >> reporter: now the maryland transit administration offers an olive branch to passengers who were on that train. the agency is giving out these vip passes. >> although they tried with some of the hot weather to back up and bus people around. >> reporter: the vip passengers are for passengers that were on the train that broke down in june but family and friends can also use them. the same day the nta is handing out vouchers who were stuck on that june train, a train is delayed to getting into penn station today. >> they have a line, but i don't see it's going to resolve. we are always having this issue. >> i think it's a good idea because people spend a lot of money. i spend about $14 a day on a round trip. >> reporter: to be eligible for this you have to have this submitted to the nta's office of the treasury by august 13th of this year. the voucher or vip pass is good till august 13, 2013. back to you vic. >> the nta is not saying how many of the vip passes they will give up. but more than a thousand passengers were on the train that broke down. >>> bp announced it is delayi
CBS
Jul 14, 2010 6:00pm EDT
outside of his psz was injured. we know the state police are handling this. maryland police are the investigating agency. back to you on tv hill. >> thank you very much. >>> prayers for the safe return of a maryland teenager. 15-year-old emily kerstetter was on a mission to help those in need. mike hellgren is live at the teen's school, where he spoke with her friends and family. >> and that was successful surgery, denise. emily ker stetter could have stayed -- come home days before the attack. but she wanted to stay and help people. some just inches away from her were killed. and her classmates here offered a heartfelt message this afternoon. [ singing ] ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: a show of faith and support as friends and classmates of 16-year-old emily kerstetter prayed for her recovery. >> reporter: she was injured in a terrorist bombing in uganda, where she was doing missionary work. >> she has extensive wounds throughout both lower extremities. and her upper extremity. but she is a tough woman. and she's a fighter. >> reporter: in a blog, the friends who also survived
CBS
Jul 23, 2010 4:00pm EDT
and hot with an oven-like breeze. wjz has complete coverage. weijia jiang has more with more maryland heat-related deaths. but first, bob turk. >> we've had so many days like this in summer. it's beginning to sound like a broken record. 97, bwi marshall. that so far is the highest i've seen today. 86 in oakland. dew point, 69. remember, yesterday at this hour, it was only 61. and that combination gives you a heat index of 103 here in hagerstown. 100 in ocean city. high, high temperatures and heat index. we have advisories almost everywhere. excessive heat watch and excessive heat warnings. into the evening hours. for a large, large area of maryland and southern p.a. and southern virginia as well. >>> our first warning weather coverage continues, with weijia jiang, she's live in windsor mill with more on the tollthe weather is taking on maryland. >>> it is nothing short of miserable out here. and officials warn because it only going to get worse, it is only going to get more risky to spend more time outside. >> marylanders struggle to keep cool. >> i felt like i could just collapse out here
CBS
Jul 14, 2010 4:00pm EDT
of this storm system spiraling out of this system. up in northeast maryland now. we'll take you closer, rising sun down toward conowingo. and then move over toward white hawk. and over near monkton, down near butler. head over to the panhandle of west virginia, over near martinsburg and hagerstown. and you see really what is the last bit of rain that is moving on through the region. we'll talk about how much we got. and we'll give you totals around the region in just the last 24 hours. in your complete updated first warning forecast coming up here shortly. >>> stay with wjz for first warning weather coverage. for instant updates and a live look at radar, log onto wjz.com. >>> an ellicott city girl, severely injured in a terrorist bombing in uganda is on the road to recovery. she just underwent major surgery on her leg in south africa. wjz has the story. mike hellgren has more in catonsville, where emily kerstetter and family just wrapped up a prayer vigil for her. >> for the first time, they spoke publicly about the attack on his knees. it appears doctors were able to save both of her legs. th
CBS
Jul 16, 2010 7:00am EDT
, maryland. we also understand that you could feel the earthquake also in parts of maryland, virginia, west virginia and pennsylvania. now, in 1990 we had a 2.6 earthquake here. that was the previous record. now, we understand this morning there is no damage reported yet, but we hear people saying things like they heard an explosion. they thought it was a plane or a truck. we even had one of our own photographers call in and say that he was shaken out of bed. all his neighbors were flooding to the street this morning. to one had any idea what happened before the news reports started coming out. so, erica, this is a pretty big deal for these parts. the biggest one ever recorded within 30 miles of washington, d.c. >> and a lot of people keep talking about that today. tara mergener in washington, thanks. >>> now the latest on the disaster in the gulf where there is reason for some hope this morning. the oil has finally stopped gushing from that blown out well. but the next 36 hours of testing the new containment cap will tell the entire story. cbs news correspondent kelly cobiella is on the gu
ABC
Jul 13, 2010 4:30am EDT
. >>> now good morning maryland. >>> this was not supposed to happen. baltimore buries another teenager. >>> academy prayed throughout the night and will update you tomorrow. we'll update you on the teenager hurt in the uganda bombings. >>> what about all that rain? what did it do to the project? was pouring down. >> wow, that's all i thought about when it was pouring. i thought about those poor volunteers. good morning, maryland, i'm jamie costello. >> and i'm megan pringle. we want to know if that's going to happen. they are going to be out there again today. >> it just poured. here is lanet charles. >> you want the answer to the question, yes, we are going to see some more rain. we will get a little break, but it's going to move back in, as we go into the afternoon. so, off and on, tomorrow is going to be a much better day. here are your headlines. still unsettled. showers and thunderstorms. also, very humid outside, but we have seasonal temperatures. and then we have a few storms tomorrow and it's going to be hottedder tomorrow as well and dryer by the end of the week. check it
ABC
Jul 16, 2010 7:00am EDT
, in montgomery county, maryland. >> i heard you got advanced warning in your house? >> reporter: i don't know if this is common or not. but about five minutes before the thing happened, the dog, he went nuts. began whimpering and complaining. not barking. but was very, very upset about something. thought wanted to go outside. we got to the front door and he didn't move. maybe he knew what was coming. >> maybe he did. but in my house, that could mean anything. okay. john donvan, thanks very much. >> glad to hear there were no injuries. >>> now, let's go to matt gutman, in buras, louisiana. has the latest on what's going on in the gulf. good news. promising news. >> reporter: good morning, robin. sealed for now. this is the home run that bp had been hoping for. its first major success. it's not game over yet. this is a temporary fix. we're learning that the pressure readings inside the well are not nearly as high as scientists would like them to be. nearly 18 hours in. and it's holding. this colossal cork called the stacking cap, plugging oil. shooting up with a force of 70 fire hoses. 3 months
CBS
Jul 15, 2010 7:00pm EDT
maryland, virginia and west virginia. supporters say the high line will ease the strain on the power grid. the pub public meeting is monday in harpers ferry and tuesday in purcellville and thursday in frederick. you can get more information on the meeting at wusa9.com. just click on the living green. >>> let's get to the traffic now. patranya is in the traffic center. >> it's after 7:00 on a thursday. and things looking good from the 395, past the 14th street bridge, duke to the mixing bowl, no problems on the main line and the h.o.v. lanes. moving on to 495, inner loop traffic easing but we're still seeing painfully slow delays from 270 spur to the toll road. i'm giving drivers 20 minutes to get through the stretch. no accidents through virginia and maryland at this point. and finally, for those leaving town on 50 eastbound, let's fly over there. and everyone is on the green path 495 through bowie and folks are heading out of town early for the three-day weekend, no problems heading out east. >>> a spokesperson for arlington national cemetery said several graves had to be repaired over t
CBS
Jul 21, 2010 4:00pm EDT
. not in maryland at this point. we do still have the chance for storms to develop in the next few hours. but hopefully to nothing of yesterday's point. if we could just show the graphic. the heat is still a major factor here. we're at 92 degrees. when you factor in the high humidity, it feels like 108. we will have that forecast for you coming up. >>> baltimore county police arrest a pasadena man for leaving a 5-year-old boy in a locked car. suzanne collins is in the newsroom with more on the suspect and the child's condition. suzanne? >>> mary, 25-year-old hector bedoya hernandez is charged with second-degree child abuse. police were called in sunday morning. a shopper called 911 when she noticed the child inside the locked chevy tahoe. the weather was above 97 degrees. the fire department broke the window and pulled the child out. the child was treated at st. agnes and released to his mother. >> all right, suzanne. thank you. the suspect is out on $25,000 bail. >>> a 5-year-old city boy is recovering today after running into traffic and being hit by a police car. the mark patrol car s
FOX
Jul 1, 2010 5:00pm EDT
to a fairfax case. >>> in maryland, the search for a missing boater is over. they recovered his body and disappeared tuesday night. the natural resources police say the body was found this morning in the area and the body has been sent to the medical examiner's office for a autopsy in baltimore. >> a dramatic new twist. a confession from one suspected spy and a safe deposit box with large amounts much cash. that is coming the same day that 9 of the suspects appeared in the u.s. for bail hearings held in boston, new york and here in virginia. sherri ly is live with more. >> reporter: today was the first time they got a look at the three virginia spy suspects. it lasted a few minutes. the attorneys for michael vitolli and patricia mills asked to delay their bail hearing until tomorrow and saying they got new information. michael zatolli and pratishia mills, a suspended husband-and- wife team from arlington and their accused accomplice will remain in jail. their bail hearing put off another day. the couple's attorneys claimed they had received new information from the government and pro
NBC
Jul 16, 2010 4:00pm EDT
. a family-run business in silver spring, maryland. we appreciate you coming in today. this is something that never occurred to me. roasting your own coffee on a grill. >> it's fabulous. you'll be adding a layer of flavor which is just lovely and i'll show you how to do it today. >> i don't know if we can get a shot of this. i want to quickly show this one here. this is what we typically think of as the coffee bean. you say it starts differently. >> yeah. this is a product we have. when you start with a green coffee, it looks like this. it is basically the dried seed of a coffee cherry. so this is the dry coffee that is considered green. and this next section is about eight minutes into a roasting process whether you're roasting it at home or at the grill. it is about 20 minutes to roast total. that will get you between here and here. this is about 23 minutes here. >> this is the final product at the end. what do you do? you put in it what and stick it over the hot grill? >> this is really complicated. all do you is you take -- you can take colander or a spaghetti strainer. it doesn't bu
FOX
Jul 8, 2010 5:00pm EDT
in maryland back in business. this feeder line is large and as the name suggests, serves a lot of customers. think of it like a trunk of a tree. it's thick, big and as it moves up it branches to a lot of streets. it impacted quite a few people. the numbers are looking better. pepco has 326 customers in d.c. without power and 40 in montgomery and prince george county. jessie graham is a 67-year-old government retirey. retirement hasn't been relaxing the last few days. >> i have been waiting and waiting. >> reporter: since 7:30 monday night when the power went out in his northeast d.c. apartment. around 5:00 this morning the lights popped on. >> what did you think when the power came on? >> reporter: his troubles are not all behind him. yes, the ac is working and slowly cooling the apartment but there is a big bill, not a pep 0 could -- pepco bill but grocery bill. he lost hundreds of dollars of food in his freezer. his retirement check is weeks away. he had to borrow money from a friend to stock up. the troubles are the result of 300 feet of burned out cable starting at 12th and 8th street
FOX
Jul 12, 2010 5:00pm EDT
, 47% to 46%. tom fitzgerald has been looking at the numbers. maryland is a solid democratic state. how did ehrlich make the race so close. >> he has had help in the form of a sluggish economy and slug i iish economic recovery. only 11% of the marylanders in the poll said the economy is good. 44% said it is bad and that's not good for o'malley. he's trying to make the case he steered the ship through rough waters but when you look at this, many voters think the waters haven't calmed at they m switching back to the old captain, and that of course is ehrlich. >> how is o'malley campaign responding to this today? >> you don't want to make too much of the number. ehrlich is in the lead for the first time but it is still a dead heat in the race. so the campaign was active. the governor appeared outside of theist's house with area union leaders who voice support for the election. and they launched a campaign called tough choices and it highlights the budget problems that he says were left to him by ehrlich, listing what o'malley has done in the last four years to fix that. >> how are both sid
NBC
Jul 2, 2010 4:00am EDT
with the leaking of the tape. >>> this comes to us from wbal in maryland. their first day on campus started with the regulation laircut yesterday, the easy part of a grueling six-week program that will turn them into mid shipmen. now the newbies will have to follow strict orders from upper classmen, memorize their academy's handbook and get used to the 5:30 morning wake-up call. we know. that's like sleeping in. i'm lynn berry, and this is "early today," just your first stop of the day today on your nbc station. >>> live in hd, beautiful picture of the jefferson memorial this morning. a beautiful morning. 63 degrees, delightful temperatures and delightful cool air. >> it is friday, july 2nd, 2010. mandatory water restrictions are still in place in two maryland counties and they could last through the holiday weekend. >> they were put into place after crews noticed a 96-inch water main was about ready to burst. news 4 has more. >> reporter: clearly this house was not aware of the water restrictions. >> i see your son watering the lawn here. >> i would probably get a ticket. i guess i got to
NBC
Jul 12, 2010 4:00pm EDT
continuing into virginia. if you're continuing toward maryland, here's the path. connecticut avenue away us from toward silver spring. the good news is the pace turns around through college park but the outer loop will be congested. every which way you look, thing are nastiy. 95 headed southbound. not too bad out of springfield. heavier still down toward newington. no signs of major traffic activity. back to you. >> thanks. and an islamist militant group is claiming responsibility for two terrible bombings in uganda. the explosions ripped through two bars packed with association fans. they were watching the final moment of the world cup on tv. 74 people were killed including an american graduated from the you've of delaware. one of the survivors is a 16-year-old girl from ellicott city. uganda may have been chosen as a target because the company sent peace keepers to somalia to help fight an uprising by groups associated with al qaeda. today marks exactly sick months since the devastating earthquake struck haiti back in january. reconstruction efforts are moving very slowly. some estimates
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Jul 12, 2010 5:00pm EDT
brown, 9 news now. >>> a 16-year-old girl from ellicott, maryland is among those. emily kerstetter was with a group. the group was scheduled to return to the u.s. today. >>> cindy sheehan's bench trial begins today in d.c. superior court. she was among 8 anti war protestors arrested on march 20th after laying coffins at a white house fence. her son was killed in iraq back in 2004. she gained national attention after staging a prolonged demonstration in 2005. outside president george's bush's ranch in texas. >>> it's been a day without water for more than a dozen homes in washington, d.c. a water brake between whittier and van buren is disrupting water service in the area. that break also caused the street to buckle. drivers are being detoured while repairs are being made. >>> and a d.c. fire boat was called to the scene of a brush fire near fletcher's shoreline near georgetown. the fire was contained to a small area. firefighters put the flames out quickly. no one was hurt. >>> we have a commuter aleft on 16th street in northwest d.c. the park service began work today to repair a 3
NBC
Jul 20, 2010 4:00pm EDT
. >>> maryland's gamble on slots is in the hands of voters. anne arundel county residents have a right to decide whether a proposed casino will be built there. the planned casino near hanover, may not go forward if voters don't approve zoning. if voters give a thumbs up they would have 4,750 slot machines. >>> a bank robber with a romantic side. >>> you may think your electric bill is too high. marge what the gay lord hotel at national harbor pay every month. not as much as you might think. >>> a woman gets hit by lightning while at work. >>> coming up at 4:45, we go along with montgomery county officers on the prowl for pot plants. >>> a bank robber in new york city decided to say it with flowers. he came into the bank of manhattan armed with a bouquet. he pulled a card out of the flowers. instead of a sweet sentiment it said don't be a heroes and demands '50s and 100s. he ran off with the crash. >>> a missouri woman is recovering after being struck by lightning. tina ryan works for the parks service. one colleague whose feet were reportedly hanging out of a truck suddenly cried out. >> the gir
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Jul 16, 2010 7:00am EDT
. pamela brown is standing by in rockville. the official at the center is germantown, maryland? >> we spoke to a seismologist and he says that the epicenter was 10 miles northwest of rockville. the magnitude of the earthquake was 3.6 which was minor. that is unusual in our area. there has only been a couple of minor earthquakes in the last couple of years in d.c. one man told me it was more sound than shaking. he heard a huge rumble and went outside to see what was going on and he realized it was an earthquake. some people did not realize it until we told them. >> we have a trained near my house and it goes by and i thought it was bad. it was way too strong for that. >> i was sitting on the floor this morning and it started moving. i was wondering what it was. >> i am scared. i did not know this would happen out here. out and iked me thought was a storm and i looked out and it was clear. i don't know what the world is coming to. >> everyone has their own account of what they experienced this morning. it is really business as usual now. people have come to grips with what happened this morni
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Jul 16, 2010 7:00am EDT
, that is a field just a few miles outside of d.c. -- maryland, actually. looks pretty good to me. >> looks good. >> we'll get you the late nest a live report from down there. >> wow. >> in just a couple of minutes. we're very happy there's no damage or injuries. >>> take a look at another great picture. this is a sight gulf coast residents have waited nearly three months to see, oil -- no oil gushing from that busted pipe in the gulf. it is a relief for a lot of people. but bp cautions no one should celebrate just yet. remember, this is an integrity test on that new cap, engage the pressure within the ruptured oil well. of course it's only a temporary fix until the relief wells are operational. we'll have more on that just ahead. >>> plus casey anthony, the florida mom accused of murdering her own daughter, breaks down in court as she sees her entire family for the first time in 20 months. we'll have details coming up. >>> we'll begin with that breaking news, an overnight earthquake felt in and around the nation's capital. people working in our washington studio felt it. that is where our tom c
NBC
Jul 12, 2010 5:00pm EDT
including a man from delaware. >> among those injured, a teenager from maryland. john joins us live from our newsroom to tell us about this. >> reporter: somalia's terrorist group which has linked to al qaeda is now claiming responsibility for the bombing that's current spain's world cup triumph into tragedy. this is the aftermath of the blast that went off in the capital city of kampala. one of the bombs was set off here where hundreds gathered for a viewing party for the final game of the world cup. among 74 people dead, nate, a former use of delaware student. the organization invisible children said the 25-year-old was in uganda helping them with aid work. the other blast went off at a nearby ethiopian restaurant. a family friend of emily said the 16-year-old was there having dinner with her church missionary group when the bomb went off. no word on the extent of her injuries but the family friend sa offer can set thor is being medivacked off. >> she was so happy to be there. she didn't want to leave. she extended the trip a week and just had a great time. and unfortunately, it is coming
FOX
Jul 8, 2010 10:00pm EDT
of times. now maryland farmerser facing financial concerns struggling to save their crops from this extreme heat and lack of rain. they're looking at huge losses. >> we need water desperately. there's no moisture in that ground. >> reporter: jamie jamison and his son have 5,000 acres, mostly corn and soybeans now withering in the heat. >> this corn is really taking it on the chin pretty good now. >> reporter: the pollen is burning instead of fertilizing the corn. without rain in the next week to ten days, the poolesville farmer expects to lose half his crop. >> nobody is going to lead that -- to eat that. >> reporter: the soybeans don't look any better. >> they ought to be up to my knee. they're about half what they should be all because of the dry weather that we've had. >> reporter: these corn stalks are already beginning to die off. it has the makings of a natural disaster. in fact, maryland's department of agriculture says two thirpds of the state's -- two-thirds of the state's crops are now in moderate drought. >> for some of my compatriots, it may bankrupt them. >> reporter: a smaller
CBS
Jul 12, 2010 7:00pm EDT
, the medical alarm first sounded in her hagerstown, maryland, office 11 years ago shortly after this country doctor first started prescribe ago new diabetes drug. >> avandia has helped keep my blood sugar down for about a year now. >> the first patient i put on the drug developed severe fluid retention, severe shortness of breath. >> reporter: a review of her files found more than half-- 20 of 33 patients on avandia-- had developed similar symptoms that could lead to heart failure. so dr. money stopped writing new prescriptions and started calling other doctors, expressing concern about what was to become a blockbuster drug. >> from my perspective i was trying to save lives. >> reporter: the drug's manufacturer, glaxosmithkline, didn't see it that way, sending the chief of staff at her hospital this letter stating dr. money was creating unnecessary fear, requesting she stop disseminating what it called unsubstantiated information. >> that was a very upsetting letter to receive from a company and it did intimidate me. >> in my view, avandia is the worst drug safety catastrophe certainly in ou
NBC
Jul 13, 2010 4:00pm EDT
overnight. 10:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m. gaithersburg, maryland, an inch of rain. 86 is your current temperature. .41 inches of rain in springfield. there is the cold front that will be moving through. 70 degrees, the dew point temperature in cincinnati, 71 in st. louis. moisture laden air could get locally heavy rains with the system coming through overnight. high pressure will start building in still tomorrow there is a 40% chance we could have an afternoon shower or thunder shower. that comes again mainly after some showers early in the morning that will be winding down about 5:00, 6:00 a.m. 70, 75 degrees. 87 to 91. the 90s, i don't know if you like that, but they do return for the remainder of the work week. >> all right. just can't seem to strike a balance and stay with it. >> i'm glad i don't have to forecast a couple of hundred-degree days. >> all righty. >>> love on the rocks highlights this week's new releases out on dvd. >> jennifer aniston and gerard butler star in "the bounty hunter." he is hired to put his ex-wife behind bars. when the bad guys come after both of them they massachu
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Jul 9, 2010 11:00pm EDT
and sentenced to 18 years in prison. now he's been released as part of that swap. >>> maryland health officials now say two more deaths have been attributed to the hot weather. that brings the total number of heat-related deaths in the state to ten. the most recent deaths include one in baltimore and another in prince george's county. both victims were over the age of 65 and had underlying conditions. the victims were found inside their homes which did not have air conditioning and were above 90 degrees inside. >>> some much needed relief from the heat is on the way. it also comes with some rain which we also need pretty badly. meteorologist veronica johnson joins us with the latest. what's the good news, veronica? >> reporter: the good news is that we're really cooling down to a rain and that really today we're wrapping up this latest heat wave because next couple of days are going to feel really nice. and how about today? cool start to the workweek, 93 the temperature. 93 at 2:00. as you said, we're getting much needed rainfall. weather watcher brian couch frederick county, virginia, shawneel
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Jul 13, 2010 7:00pm EDT
chase, maryland, where neighbors are taking a close look at the health of their trees after high winds knocked down a tree on east west highway. crews clear out and haul away chunks of a tree in chevy chase. heavy rain and high winds split the massive tree in two this morning and toppled power lines, knocked down the traffic sign and crashed on to this van. fortunately, the driver was okay, but kelly murray and her seven-year-old daughter, sloan, weren't as lucky. they died last summer when a tree fell on their car just a mile down the road from this morning's incident. >> these trees do cause a danger. >> the healthy tree is more likely to fall than a sick one. >> because a healthy tree is full of a lot of heavy, healthy foliage and when you get a combination of high winds, saturated soil, where the roots can't hold anymore, the healthy trees is like the wind hitting a sail in a sailboat. >> even though we are getting plenty of storms and showers this week, cannot undue the damage done by this very dry summer so far. in arlington, at least a dozen public trees have died. two truck
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Jul 15, 2010 7:00am EDT
at the naacp asaturdays -- awards. >>> stay with wjz-13, maryland's news station. >>> websites that can n ,,,,,,,, >>> rain-free thursday. welcome back to the "early show," everybody. coming up, a closer look at airline fees. as we heard earlier this morning, congress is thinking about new rules to make those fees more transparent to consumers. so, how would you make flying -- how would that make flying better? our rebecca jarvis will take alook at that. >>> ahead, another foul-mouth tape, number four here -- >> who's counting? >> i've lost count. his team claiming those tapes have been edited. the damage could be done. we'll have the latest on that. we'll take a look at how gibson wrote a check, a very large check to an organization in boston that protects domestic violence victims. we'll speak to a woman from there this morning. >>> we want to get this bomb shell that has everyone from washington to wasilla talking. it's the on again/off again bristol and levi engagement. >> reporter: for the first time, bristol palin, levi johnston and their son tripp posed together as a happy family i
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Jul 15, 2010 7:00am EDT
, the exit for new hampshire avenue. >> the race for governor of maryland is rematch of 2006. this time rules reverses. the current governor will joi ♪ >>> 7:30 now on a thursday morning. the 15th of july, 2010. nice view in the distance, the statue of liberty. lady liberty, the new york harbor, as taken from the top of the rock above our theater in rockefeller center. that was a nice, warm, muggy day here in manhattan. we'll go outside to say hi to those people in just a little while. the music, by the way, is our way of reminding you that grammy winner will be here for a live concert tomorrow morning in our 8:30 half hour. inside studio 1a i'm matt lauer along with meredith vieira. and coming up, they're shocking, their offensive, but are they the real thing? there are reports that mel gibson's camp now claims to have proof that those much talked about audio recordings we've been hearing so much of were edited or altered. we'll have an expert on audio listen to them. we did that. we're going to tell you what that expert thinks straight ahead. >>> also ahead, you search bottle bomb on the
FOX
Jul 16, 2010 5:00pm EDT
be felt 60 miles and more away from the epicenter. at least half of maryland felt this earthquake this morning. maybe some of you didn't if you were sleeping hard like shawn. 3.6 magnitude, very strong, strongest we've ever had around here, so they say. we all live along this north american plate here. all across the area -- there we go. so we're all along the interior of what they call the north american plate. of course all earthquakes happen along fault lines. we're just not sure which fault line this occurred across because there's just so many of them. if the phone line doesn't come up to the surface of the earth, we don't even give it a name. so there's no way to say which fault line it occurred on. it was a slip fault earthquake and also lasted one to two seconds. at least the movement of the plates and believe it or not, this is what is amazing to me is those plates probably only moved a few inches and we had a ripple effect of an earthquake lasting somewhere between about 6 and 7 seconds long. of course we had an aftershock too at about 5:16 that was quite a bit lower, on
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Jul 8, 2010 4:30am EDT
in the senate. >>> now here's a look at some of the other stories making news early today in america. maryland officials are asking some residents to limit their water use after a broken water main created a really impressive geyser. look at this. water shot 103 feet in the air for several hours before feeble being shut off. >>> in oklahoma six people suffered minor injuries when high winds collapsed a concert tent at a local casino. surveillance video captured bystanders running for cover as the structure blew over. that tent was supposed to house a concert for peter frampton and the group yes, but now it's going to be rescheduled. >>> if you're in chicago and feel like something is watching you, you are probably right. look at this guy. the windy city's latest public art installation is a three-story eyeball sculpture made of fiberglass. the artist modeled it after his own blue eyes, making it even just a little bit bloodshot. >>> in mississippi those craving a cool treat can have the watermelon of their dream s if they can fit it inside their trunk. here's a 750-pound watermelon. it's a new
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Jul 12, 2010 7:00am EDT
struggling, martin o'malley is making the tough choices... to move maryland forward. >>> 8:00 now on a monday morning. it's the 12th day of july, 2010. we got a great crowd here on the plaza. okay. so it's not as big as friday's crowd for lady gaga, maybe about a tenth as big. these are truenthusiastic peopl and we're very happy to have them with us. this is a beautiful morning. i'm matt lauer along with ann curry while meredith is enjoying the time off. we start this morning with a story ouft of the world of entertainment. is mel gibson's career over? >> the question is asked because his talent agency has just recently dumped him after gibson was caught on -- alleged caught on a fro infant laced rant on allegations of domestic violence charges emerging. we'll have the latest perspective on this. >>> on a lighter note, if you had to pick the best place to live in the country? >> it would be a hard choice, but you have to gauge it. what's good for your kids, all those criteria. "money" is out with the list of the best places to live based on everything from jobs to health care to schools. we'l
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Jul 19, 2010 4:30am EDT
"early today." >>> welcome back. hope you're able to stay cool. if you live in pennsylvania or maryland, you've got showers and thunderstorms rolling through especially about the next half hour or so in harrisburg. it could hold together for baltimore, but it looks like areas north of there will probably be the worst of it. the heat continues today into tomorrow from denver, phoenix, through kansas city. really much of the country will be just like it was yesterday. a few areas will have strong storms. that would include iowa. and then by tomorrow we'll see showers around chicago and kansas city. the heat doesn't show any signs of breaking this week. if you're watching us on wdiv local 4 in detroit, have a blast at amphibiville. a village dedicated to am bibbians all around the world. that's your early today event of the day. >> awesome. thank you so much. have a blast. >>> now here's an early look at this morning's headlines in h entertainment.at the box office, it wases a dream come true for dicaprio as his film finished number one. inception took in over $60 million giving dicaprio h
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Jul 13, 2010 4:30am EDT
is a teenager from maryland. >>> the new iphone takes another hit. consumer reports issues their opinion. your news, weather and traffic in a couple minutes. ,,,,,,,,,,, >>> hello. it is a damp day to start. marty is over at first warning weather. >> we've had shower activity and thundershowers overnight. thunderstorms present
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Jul 23, 2010 7:00am EDT
double the normal amount. stay with wjz-13, maryland's news station. ,,,,,,,, ♪ ♪ yes! ♪ look, they fit! oh my gosh, are those the jeans from last year? how'd you do it? simple stuff... eating right...whole grain. whole grain? [ female announcer ] people who eat more whole grain tend to have healthier body weights. multigrain cheerios has five whole grains and 110 lightly sweetened calories. more grains. less you! multigrain cheerios. ♪ >>> we are turning up the temperature here on "the early show" here on a friday morning. very nice. you're going to love this, folks, international superstar enrique iglesias will rock "the early show" plaza performing some of his new hits as well as some classics. welcome back to "the early show." >> forget to night we dance, this morning we dance. >>> just ahead, just when you thought the ongoing battle between mel gibson and his ex-girlfriend couldn't get any more bizarre, now text messages have been released, reportedly between the two. what does this do to the investigation, to the possible case here? boy, it is a new day and new details. >> somet
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